Potable water, groundwater wastage and misuse now a punishable offence inviting upto 5 years in jail / a fine of rupees one lakh [Refer Order, CGWA Notice Attached]

  EJ News Network 2020-10-23 12:41:18

CGWA, under the Ministry of Jal Shakti has issued a new directive under Section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 making misuse of groundwater an offence in India, with violations punishable with up to five years in jail or up to Rs 1 lakh fine
Development has to be sustainable and in light of legislative framework, NGT holds while constituting 7-member expert panel to ascertain damage caused by Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation project

  EJ News Network 2020-10-21 20:27:23

Green court holds that Telangana’s position that no EC was required prior to execution of the project from 2008 to 2017 is patently untenable and if accepted, will defeat the law
As Air Quality Index worsens, CPCB to deploy 50 teams in Delhi, NCR

  EJ News Network 2020-10-16 16:28:35

An Air Quality Index between 0 and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’, and 401 and 500 ‘severe’
PM inaugurates Six Major Projects in Uttarakhand to make River Ganga Nirmal and Aviral

  EJ News Network 2020-09-29 21:12:22

PM lauds Namami Gange Mission; increase in Sewage treatment capacity of Uttarakhand
India-Denmark Green Strategic Partnership

  EJ News Network 2020-09-28 20:42:45

Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Frederiksen held an in-depth exchange of views on bilateral relations, Covid-19 pandemic and global matters of climate change and green transition
NPPA steps in to cap price of Liquid Medical Oxygen and Medical Oxygen cylinders: Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

  EJ News Network 2020-09-26 21:04:54

The demand of medical oxygen in India has increased four times due to COVID-19 pandemic, from 750 metric tonnes per day to 2,800 metric tonnes per day, currently
CSIR Celebrates its 79th Foundation Day, Prestigious Bhatnagar Awards Announced

  EJ News Network 2020-09-26 21:02:30

“CSIR labs have made commendable efforts to deal with challenges of Covid pandemic”: Dr Harsh Vardhan, Ministry of Science & Technology
Central Pollution Control Board celebrates its 46th Foundation Day

  EJ News Network 2020-09-23 19:40:34

CPCB pledges to provide technical leadership for more science-based environmental management; Improving the air quality a shared responsibility: : Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Dr. Harsh Vardhan addresses Members of the UN and WHO: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

  EJ News Network 2020-09-23 19:39:05

Over 66,000 drug resistant TB patients identified in 2019 ; The number of missing TB patients significantly reduced from 1 million in 2016 to less than 0.5 million in 2019; determined to end TB by 2025: Dr Harsh Vardhan
Shri Narendra Modi addresses United Nations General Assembly

  EJ News Network 2020-09-22 22:16:08

Being a founding signatory of the UN Charter, India was part of that noble vision which reflected India’s own philosophy of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ - which sees all creation as a family: Shri Narendra Modi
Prime Minister inaugurates various projects under ‘Namami Gange’ yojana and ‘AMRUT’ yojana in Bihar

  EJ News Network 2020-09-15 15:47:29

The Four schemes inaugurated today include sewerage treatment plants at Beur and Karam-Leechak in Patna city, water-related projects in Siwan and Chhapra, water supply projects in Munger and Jamalpur and River Front Development Scheme
Haryana State Pollution Control Board seals Sahara Mall for non-compliance of STP norms

  EJ News Network 2020-09-14 22:07:44

Sahara Mall was sealed on September after Water samples from STP discharge failed the Pollution Test
Prime Minister launches Largest Ever Programme for fish producers in Bihar: PM Matsya Sampada Yojana, e-Gopala App & several initiatives

  EJ News Network 2020-09-10 17:51:23

PM: Largest programme ever launched for Fisheries Sector in the country; shall provide new infrastructure, modern equipment and new markets to Fish Producers; Fish Exports to double in the next 3 to 4 years
Karnataka HC extends stay on publication of final draft EIA 2020

  EJ News Network 2020-09-08 18:17:21

The Centre had failed to file its response despite seeking time from the High Court
DRDO successfully flight tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle

  EJ News Network 2020-09-07 16:17:17

DRDO has successfully demonstrated the hypersonic air-breathing scramjet technology with the flight test of Hypersonic Technology Demonstration Vehicle (HSTDV)
Indian Ocean disaster: Sri Lankan navy, India ships battle fire onboard oil tanker, one crew dead

  EJ News Network 2020-09-04 23:24:17

After boiler explosion in the oil tanker engine, Srilankan Navy and Indian ships are battling fire onboard
EIA 2020: Scientists and Researchers write to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

  EJ News Network 2020-09-03 10:53:34

The letter from scientists and researchers emphasises on the serious impacts of the EIA 2020 Draft Notification on the environmental security and ecological impact on India
Narmada Dam: Sardar Sarovar dam begins generating power. 23 out of 30 gates opened by August 30.

  EJ News Network 2020-08-31 01:28:30

Sardar Sarovar dam begins generating power starting August 28 in phased manner. 23 out of 30 gates opened by August 30.
UN chief believes India can be a "global superpower" in climate change fight — if it can speed up shifting to renewable energy

  EJ News Network 2020-08-28 17:40:58

UN secretary general urges India to swiftly turn away from coal António Guterres tells country to stop building coal-fired power stations for sake of climate India has a crucial role to play in promoting clean energy and climate action
Ministry of Earth Science: All India Impact based Severe Weather Warning

  EJNewsNetwork 2020-08-27 16:13:06

Heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls at isolated places very likely over East Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh Heavy rainfall at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, North Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Assam & Meghalaya, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Rayalseema, Tamilnadu, Puducherry & Karaik